water hyacinth

noun

Definition of water hyacinth

: a showy floating aquatic herb (Eichhornia crassipes) of tropical South America that has become naturalized in warm regions (as of the southern U.S.) often clogging waterways

First Known Use of water hyacinth

1706


WATER HYACINTH Defined for Kids

water hyacinth

noun

Definition of water hyacinth for Students

: a floating water plant that often clogs streams in the southern United States

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